The Super League match at Stadion Wankdorf on Sunday sees home side BSC Young Boys play against FC Sion.
Our BSC Young Boys v FC Sion tips, poll and stats can be seen in full below - plus the latest betting odds.
BSC Young Boys
BSC Young Boys are hoping to win again following the 1-2 Super League triumph vs FC Zürich.
In that match, BSC Young Boys managed 59% possession and 13 attempts on goal with 1 of them on target. The scorer for BSC Young Boys was Felix Mambimbi (24'). At the other end, FC Zürich had 14 attempts on goal with 6 on target. Hekuran Kryeziu (7' Own goal) and Blaž Kramer (29') scored for FC Zürich.
BSC Young Boys haven’t had any problems with scoring, netting in each and every one of their last 6 games.
They have hit an aggregate of 15 during that time and have conceded a total of 5. Putting that to one side, it remains to be seen whether the trend might be sustained in this next game or not.
Leading up to this clash, BSC Young Boys:
- haven't been beaten in the league by FC Sion in their previous 19 matches. A very long run.
- are unbeaten in their previous 9 league matches at home. A run that they'll hope to extend here.
FC Sion will go into this meeting after a 3-5 Super League win with the downing of Servette FC in their last match.
In that game, FC Sion managed 34% possession and 8 shots on goal with 6 on target. For FC Sion, goals were scored by Gaëtan Karlen (7', 56'), Guillaume Hoarau (71') and Matteo Tosetti (82'). At the other end, Servette FC got 23 attempts on goal with 7 on target. Alex Schalk (37', 63') and Boubacar Fofana (74') scored for Servette FC.
Proving their involvement in high-scoring encounters, goals have been scored 23 times in the previous 6 matches in which FC Sion have played, making it an average of 3.83 goals for each fixture. Their opponents have managed 14 of those goals.
Head to head
Looking over their past head to head results stretching back to 08/02/2020 reveals that these fixtures have been a source of anguish for FC Sion. They’ve not been able to register any victories at all whereas BSC Young Boys have been too good for them, finishing as winners in 83% of those games where they have faced each other.
A sum of 12 goals were produced between them throughout the course of those matches, with 10 of them from Young Boys and 2 for Sion. That’s an average goals per game of 2.
The last league contest between the two was Super League match day 27 on 04/04/2021 when the final score was FC Sion 0-3 BSC Young Boys.
That time, FC Sion had 32% possession and 7 attempts on goal with 2 of them on target.
At the other end, BSC Young Boys had 16 shots on goal with 6 on target. Jean-Pierre Nsamé (86'), Marvin Spielmann (91') and Nicolas Moumi Ngamaleu (92') scored.
The referee was Alain Bieri.
Team News: BSC Young Boys
Esteban Petignat (Cruciate Ligament Rupture) and Fabian Lustenberger (Achilles tendon rupture) won’t be playing for Young Boys gaffer Gerardo Seoane.
Team News: FC Sion
Sion manager Marco Walker has to choose from a squad that has some fitness concerns. Geoffroy Serey Dié (Ill), Arian Kabashi (Cruciate Ligament Rupture), Ayoub Abdellaoui (Unknown Injury), Siyar Doldur (Unknown Injury), Luca Clemenza (Unknown Injury) and Wesley (Tear in the abductor muscle) won’t be making appearances.
We’re thinking that FC Sion should be able to break down this BSC Young Boys outfit, however it may not quite be enough to avoid a loss.
We think that it’s going to be a very close game with a 2-1 advantage for BSC Young Boys when all is said and done. It will be interesting to see how this one goes.
Our expert partners are tipping over 1.5 goals for this match. Check out their VIP predictions here.
🏟️ Team Focus:
BSC Young Boys
Stadium: Stadion Wankdorf (31,120)
Captain: Fabian Lustenberger
Chairman: Hanspeter Kienberger
Manager: Gerardo Seoane
Competitions: Super League position 1, Europa League Qualifiers (Play-Offs)
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Regularly used in the Right Wing position, Meschak Elia was born in Kinshasa, DR Congo (Zaire). After having played his first senior match for TP Mazembe in the 2015 - 2016 season, the skilful Forward has hit 6 league goals in this Super League 2020 - 2021 season so far coming from a total of 24 appearances.